Welcome to Rosalind Franklin University

Welcome to Rosalind Franklin University
At Rosalind Franklin University, we offer our students exceptional clinical education, research opportunities and exposure to emerging technologies. From day one, students collaborate in healthcare teams, learning from, with, and about one another's profession, and how, together, they each impact the future of medicine.

University News

Study shows marijuana use interrupts adolescent brain development

Regular marijuana use by teens can stop the brain from maturing, according to a new study by scientists at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Led by Kuei Tseng, MD, PhD, associate professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology at the Chicago Medical School at RFUMS, the study shows how chronic cannabis use by teens can cause persistent behavioral deficits in adulthood, including problems with attention span and impulse control. Read more.

First black female neurosurgeon in U.S. visits RFUMS: Speaks on breaking barriers in medicine, dealing with stress

The nation’s first African American woman neurosurgeon, who visited RFUMS as part of the Black History Month Pioneer in Medicine speaker series, encouraged students to stop worrying so much about their careers, focus on their work and "love what you do." Read more.

Bringing Focus to Critical Care and Mobile Technology

His expertise is always just a smartphone away. Sean Kane, PharmD, assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy, has made that possible by creating apps such as FlashRx... Read more.

Embracing Student Life and Studies

Shannon Liu came to the Chicago Medical School determined to focus only on her studies, eschewing the high level of extracurricular activity that marked her undergraduate experience at the University of California, Davis. Read more.

Program Helps Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students Explore Career Paths

Is there a perfect place for everyone? This is the question considered by leadership at the university's School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies... Read more.

Dual Degrees Lead CHP Alumna to Career in Health Administration

Amy Mendoza was still pondering decisions about her undergraduate major when fate stepped in. She secured a job in a pathology lab and fell in love with it. Read more.

Alumna Returns as Faculty Member

On a recent visit to her childhood home, Dyane Tower, DPM '09, was shown something her parents had found while sorting through old boxes. It was a report she had filled out in eighth grade... Read more.

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